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General manager - Cardiology/Cardiac surgery

Woodrow Mercer
West Sussex
Closing date
25 Nov 2022
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Job Details

The post holder will provide operational leadership and management to the designated Directorate and its associated workforce and services.




Working in partnership with other members of the Divisional Management Team, the post holder will promote effective governance and ensure that the highest standard of clinical care is delivered.  They will be responsible for ensuring all clinical and non-clinical performance indicators, targets and objectives are met in line with national and local standards. 




Working with the Divisional Management Team, the post holder will contribute to the development, delivery and translation of Divisional and Trust clinical service strategies, corporate and divisional objectives and the development and implementation of business plans and service developments. The post holder will take a lead role in ensuring that quality, performance, CIP and budgetary targets are monitored and improvement plans are devised and implemented where necessary to enable compliance.




The post holder will be required to engender effective partnerships with all internal and external stakeholders and ensure effective liaison and partnership working with commissioners is developed and sustained


Overview of role:


  • Contribute to and support the management of a Divisional Assurance framework to meet the integrated performance metrics required by the Division. Ensure information is collected, critically evaluated and analysed, some of which is of a highly complex nature and use this to determine and shape strategy. Lead in assessing the capacity and demand for services by regularly monitoring demand and productivity seeking to ensure patient flows through the system are safe, effective and deliver high quality outcomes & performance working with the Operational and Professional Leaders within the Division. Lead, on behalf of the DDO, the design and implementation of a robust Performance Management reporting system for the Directorate, to support the services, Division, and wider Trust Governance and understanding. This includes contributing to the Divisional Strategy Deployment Reviews and Status Reports as part of the Patient First programme undertaken within the Division. Support the investigation of complaints/incidents/PALS enquiries and near misses and ensure that issues arising from the investigation are suitably addressed and also used as an opportunity to improve and learn within services. Contribute to the formulation, planning and development of long-term Strategic and Operational Business Plans for specific clinical and non-clinical areas in line with Divisional and Trust priorities, these may impact across the wider organisation. Lead & support the Division to achieve robust lines of authority, delegation and accountability within the areas of designated responsibility. Support and lead improvement projects as part of the Patient First Kaizen programme In partnership with the Divisional Management Team, Finance and HR contribute to the strategic development of the Divisional services through local innovation and service improvements. Contribute to guidelines; be responsible for policy and procedure documents within the Directorate to ensure policies and procedures are up to date, available and, when and where appropriate, developed within the Trust format and these take account of any NHS or legislative changes.

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